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Saturday, July 13, 2024


Public Works Commissioner Harold Thompson Jr. is hospitalized in Puerto Rico after having undergone brain surgery.
Government House spokesman James O'Bryan Jr. said Thursday Thompson fell ill in St. Croix in the middle of August and was hospitalized on St. Croix. He was transferred from Juan F. Luis Hospital to a hospital in Puerto Rico for further medical evaluation.
Since that time, O'Bryan said, Thompson has undergone surgery, and his condition is listed as serious.
While he is on medical leave, Assistant Public Works Commissioner Wayne Callwood is serving as acting commissioner.
In addition to his duties at Public Works, Thompson is also a member of the governing board of the Virgin Islands Port Authority.

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